Second Breakfast: Death, Dinosaurs, and Disaster

In 1993, Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park hit theaters. I just re-watched that movie a few weeks ago, and my goodness, it has aged well. What a perfect blockbuster. I do consider it Spielberg’s best. What makes that such a good movie, though? Obviously, an engaging story, likable characters, groundbreaking special effects, and a fabulous sense…

SciFridays: “Jaws 2” (1978)

Baddie – Teenagers, they’re just too tempting. Lesson – If you’re a teenager in Amity, you probably shouldn’t swim. Ever. Jaws | Jaws 2 | Jaws 3 | Jaws 4 In our continuing theme of Shark Summer, we move from the classic Jaws to the slightly-less-classic Jaws 2. I made a post on good old Reddit, and the second…

SciFridays: “Jaws” (1975)

Baddie – Rogue shark. Lesson – Sometimes, nature operates outside your control. Jaws | Jaws 2 | Jaws 3 | Jaws 4 A monstrous shark terrorizes the fictional Amity Island resort town, prompting a full-fledged hunt before the deaths start accruing.  Hey guys, Shark Week stars Sunday! Get pumped! To celebrate, I’m reviewing all of the Jaws films. Jaws…